Calendar

Wednesday, July 10

Nixon Park Summer Concert: July 10 7-9 p.m., Anson B. Nixon Park - 100 Waterworks Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, MASON PORTER. Bluegrass/Folk. Supper available from La Verona Restaurant.

The Avon Grove Seniors will have a trip to Mt. Gretna. Contact the organization at 610-255-4477.

Wednesday, July 17

Nixon Park Summer Concert: July 17 7-9 pm, Anson B. Nixon Park - 100 Waterworks Road , Kennett Square, PA 1934, KOMBU COMBO - Jazz and World Music. Supper available from Catering By Betsy.

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The Avon Grove Seniors will have their monthly covered dish lunch at 11:30 a.m. at West Grove Presbyterian church, 139 W. Evergreen St., West Grove.

Wednesday, July 24

Nixon Park Summer Concert: July 24 7-9 pm, Anson B. Nixon Park - 100 Waterworks Road , Kennett Square, PA 19348, JUSTON STENS & the GET REAL GANG. Indie Rock Supper available from Portabello’s Restaurant.

The Avon Grove Seniors will have an Emergency Services presentation at the West Grove Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, West Grove, at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, July 28

Oxford United Methodist Church Invites Children to Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God

A summer kids’ event called Kingdom Rock will be hosted at Oxford United Methodist Church, 18 Addison St. (corner of Addison and Market streets), Oxford, PA, from Sunday, July 28 to Thursday, Aug. 1 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At Kingdom Rock, kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats, experience epic Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them to stand strong, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes with Fanfare Finale — a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in daily for this special time at 8:10 p.m.

Kids at Kingdom Rock will join an international missions effort to share God’s love with children in India.

Kingdom Rock is for kids from age 4 years to 6th grade and will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day.

For more information, call 610 932 9698.

Wednesday, July 31

Nixon Park Summer Concert, July 31 7-9 pm, Anson B. Nixon Park - 100 Waterworks Road , Kennett Square, PA 19348, TOY SOLDIERS. Energetic Rock ‘n Roll Americana. Supper available from El Ranchero Restaurant.

The Avon Grove Seniors will have lunch at Dutch Way. Call 610-255-4477.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Nixon Park Summer Concert, August 7 7-9 pm, Anson B. Nixon Park - 100 Waterworks Road , Kennett Square, PA 19348, THE SPINTO BAND. Indie Rock. Supper available from Floga Bistro.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the Mushroom Capital of the World, bursts with fun and fungi at the 28th Annual Mushroom Festival on September 7 and 8, 2013. This year’s highlights include Carla Hall, co-host of The Chew and former Top Chef contestant in the Culinary Tent on Sunday and the Second Annual National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship on Saturday. Enjoy your time in the Mushroom Capital of the World with tasty mushroom foods and mushroom-inspired art, plus mushroom farm tours, exhibits and cooking demonstrations. There is also a Mushroom Walk/Run, an antique and classic car show, entertainment for children, the Soup and Wine Fest, the Painted Mushroom Silent Auction, and the old fashioned carnival. The Amateur Mushroom Cook-off on Saturday features appetizers this year instead of soup! The Mushroom Festival runs Saturday, September 7 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Sunday, September 8 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Details, schedules, a brochure and map are available on the Mushroom Festival website: www.mushroomfestival.org. For more information call 610-925-3373.

Saturday, June 8

Kemblesville United Methodist Men will host a buffet breakfast at the church on Route 896 in Kemblesville on Saturday, June 8, at 7 to 10 a.m. Donations are $6.50 for adults and $3 for children.

Friday, Aug. 9

The Lighthouse Youth Center is having its 23rd annual benefit golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 9. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Tanglewood Gold Club in Quarryville. It will end with a fried chicken dinner. Prizes will be awarded during the dinner. The moneys raised from this fund-raiser go toward programs to help the youth of Oxford. There are craft programs, cooking classes, camp trips, weekly bible studies and a monthly trip. On Monday through Friday, the youth also have opportunities to come to the activity room and socialize with their friends. For more information call Buzz at 484-880-2018 or e-mail buzz@oxfordlighthouse.org.

Saturday, June 15

The public is invited to a chicken barbecue at the Nottingham Presbyterian Church on Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meal will include half a chicken, applesauce, pepper cabbage, chips, a roll with butter, dessert, and a drink. The cost per ticket is $9 for a meal. Net proceeds (100 percent) from this benefit will be donated to Project Blessing, the Capital Building Campaign of the Lighthouse Youth Center, Oxford, PA.

The church is located in Nottingham on Route 272 and Old Baltimore Pike (across from Herr Foods, Inc.). For tickets or more information, call the church office at (610) 932-0556.

Monday, June 24

Kemblesville United Methodist will hold its vacation bible school June 24 through 28 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Join the fun to explore “God’s Backyard Bible Camp.” Call the church for more information at 610-255-5280 or go to www.kemblesvilleumc.com.

Saturday, July 13

Kemblesville United Methodist Men will host a buffet breakfast at the church on Route 896 on Saturday, July 13, from 7 to 10 a.m. Donations are $6.50 for adults and $3 for children.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the Mushroom Capital of the World, bursts with fun and fungi at the 28th Annual Mushroom Festival on September 7 and 8, 2013. This year’s highlights include Carla Hall, co-host of The Chew and former Top Chef contestant in the Culinary Tent on Sunday and the Second Annual National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship on Saturday. Enjoy your time in the Mushroom Capital of the World with tasty mushroom foods and mushroom-inspired art, plus mushroom farm tours, exhibits and cooking demonstrations. There is also a Mushroom Walk/Run, an antique and classic car show, entertainment for children, the Soup and Wine Fest, the Painted Mushroom Silent Auction, and the old fashioned carnival. The Amateur Mushroom Cook-off on Saturday features appetizers this year instead of soup! The Mushroom Festival runs Saturday, September 7 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Sunday, September 8 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Details, schedules, a brochure and map are available on the Mushroom Festival website: www.mushroomfestival.org. For more information call 610-925-3373.

Ongoing events

May 31, 2013(West Chester, PA) Penn State Cooperative Extension and Chester County 4-H announce their line-up of Summer Specials. These summer project camps for children ages 8 years of age and older offer kids the opportunity to learn, make new friends, and have fun experiencing a wide range of activities including robotics, engineering, scrapbooking, sewing, babysitting, cooking, candy-making and working with ponies. 4-H membership is not required. Camp locations vary between the Chester County Extension office in West Chester, the Oxford Public Library and the 4-H Romano Center in Honey Brook. For more information or to register, please visit the website at http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/chester or call the Extension office at610-696-3500. Registration is on a first come-first serve basis. Please call the Extension office to verify class availability prior to mailing in payment.

Russellville Grange, located on Route 896 one block north of Route 10, invites the community to participate in their sixth annual coloring contest to celebrate June as Dairy Month. Contest entries will be available at the Avon Grove Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Parkesburg Public Library or from any Grange member. Entries must be submitted by Friday, June 14. Children will compete in the coloring contest in four age categories: ages 0-3, ages 4-6, ages 7-9, and ages 10-12. First Place Winners will be asked to attend the Russellville Grange’s annual Dairy Supper to receive their prizes. The Dairy Supper will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 at the Upper Oxford Township Park on Catamount Road. The Grange is a family fraternal organization that focuses on agriculture, rural communities, and public service. The Russellville Grange meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Russellville Grange Hall, Route 896 one block north of Route 10. Russellville Junior Grange, for children ages 5-14, meets the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Russellville Grange Hall. New members are welcome at any time. Completed entries should be mailed to Russellville Grange, care of Elizabeth Sharon, 1733 Flint Hill Rd., Landenberg, PA 19350. Questions? Call Elizabeth Sharon - 610-255-541.

Avon Grove Seniors meet on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the West Grove Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 139 W. Evergreen St., West Grove. Covered dish every third Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. The following activities are upcoming: May 29: Game Day; June 5: Legal Bingo; June 12: K-9 dog presentation; June 19: Covered dish; June 26: Quarterly lunch.

Hall rentals are available at the Kennett Square VFW on West Cypress Street. The hall is now smoke-free. Call 610-444-9960 for more information.

Healing Prayer Ministry located at the Avondale Presbyterian Church, 416 Pennsylvania Avenue, Avondale, Pa., has started and will be open for prayer the first Saturday of each month 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Anyone needing prayer at other times can call 610-268-1646 or 610-268-2919 for an appointment. We encourage the sick or anyone carrying a burden to come and receive healing prayer from trained technicians.

Jennersville Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle, an organization for those who are over 50, invites you to come play with someone your own age.

Senior Circle is a not-for-profit organization sponsored by Jennersville Regional Hospital that offers community members 50 and better national and hospital benefits as well as opportunities for group activities, discount programs, unique day trips, and travel opportunities for only $15 a year. For more information, call 610-869-1227.

Avondale Presbyterian Church: “Joined Together as a Lifeline Between Christ & Community”. 420 Pennsylvania Avenue (across from 5th Street), Avondale. Sunday Worship: 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m., with a blend of traditional and contemporary music. Sunday School for all ages - 9:45 a.m. Second Sundays - “Family Fun Time” - 9:45 a.m. Junior Church during the 11 a.m. service for grades K-4. Supervised nursery care is provided all morning. Youth Group meets in the APC Quarry at 6 p.m., includes dinner, prayer & devotion, games. Adult-led After-school Adventures, Wednesdays 4 to - 6 p.m. for first through sixth grades. Praise & Prayer Time, Tuesdays 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Phone: 610-268-2919. Web: www.avondalepc.org. Rev. Ray Meute, Jr., Pastor.

Each month, PRO-ACT (Pennsylvania Recovery Organization–Achieving Community Together) hosts a Family Addiction Education Program to help individuals and families recognize and address an addiction problem in a spouse, parent, child or other loved one. Facilitated by trained volunteers who have been in the same situation, this information and support program begins on the first Wednesday of each month and runs for three consecutive Wednesday evenings, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Government Services Building in West Chester. Sessions are free and confidential—first names only. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 800-221-6333, weekdays 9 a.m. through 5 p.m., or visit www.proact.org and click the Family Education Program link. Next session meets Feb. 6, 13 and 20 in West Chester

The Kennett Area Senior Center sponsors line dancing on Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. beginning March 3. The cost is $3/person. Instructor Mary Clendenin will be hosting this most enjoyable evening. The Kennett Area Senior Center is open Monday from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 610-444-4819 or visit www.kennettseniorcenter.org.

The Oxford Theatre Co. presents home school and musical theater classes for children 3 to 18 years old. The classes are Wednesday and Thursday. For a schedule, prices and more information call 610-467-3001 or cell 302-293-9066 or e-mail oxfordtheatrecompany@zoominternet.net.

The Master Gardener Program, which is offered through Penn State University, certifies volunteers to assist the Cooperative Extension Service by educating the public about gardening and related topics. For more information, call 610-696-3500, email chestermg@psu.edu or look for Chester County Master Gardeners on Facebook.

GrowCC business networking group holds regular meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. at the Twelves Grille and Café, 10 Exchange Place, West Grove. Guests are welcome. For more information, check www.growcc.com or call Jeffrey Lyons ad 610-869-5967.

The Kennett Square VFW No. 5467 has hall rentals available. Call 610-444-9960 for more information.

TOPS (Take off pounds sensibly) meets at the Oxford Senior Center every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The center is a 12 E. Locust St. in Oxford. Call 1-717-431-6946 or e-mail bslauch @zoominternet.net for more information.

“The regular meetings of the Martin Luther King Jr. CommUnity Advocates are held the first Thursday of every month at the Kennett Area Senior Center, 427 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square from 5:30 to 7 p.m.”

The Kennett Square VFW offers happy hour on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday night is Ladies’ Night. The VFW is at 704 W. State St. in Kennett Square. Call 610-444-9960 for more information.

The Wilmington Music School offers weekly concerts at low cost or free admission at 401 Washington St., Wilmington. For more information, call 302-762-1132.

The Kennett Area Senior Center offers free blood pressure screenings at the center on the second Thursday of each month at 427 S. Walnut St. in Kennett Square from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All seniors age 60 and up are invited.

The Kennett Area Senior Center at 427 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square has bingo every Friday evening. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. There are cash prizes and refreshments. No one under 18 is admitted.

The VFW Post 5467 on West Cypress Street in Kennett Square has country line dance lessons on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The Kennett Area Senior Center meals are provided by the Chester County Department of Aging Services Congregate Meal Program. They are free to individuals over 60, but individuals must contact the center at 610-444-4819 two days in advance to reserve the meal. A voluntary confidential contributions is appreciated and applied toward the cost of the meal.

The Chadds Ford Moms Club holds its monthly socials on the last Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. All mothers and children are welcome (babysitting available). The socials are held at the Brandywine Baptist Church on Route 1 next to the battlefield. For more information, call 610-388-2696.

The Assisted Seniors Program at the Kennett Area Senior Center provides a variety of services to improve the quality of life for frail and/or dependent adults. The program is offered Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. You select the days the family member attends. Call 610-444-4819 for more information.

The local chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America meets to discuss hearing loss issues on the second Tuesday of the month at CAD offices, 139 W. Market St., in West Chester. For more information, call 610-444-4454 or e-mail bpfeifer@verizon.net.

If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, that’s ours. Contact Alcoholics Anonymous at 215-786-7900 or 1-877-934-2522 for more information.

The Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania Inc. meets in the Kennett Square Friends Meetinghouse on North Union Street every third Wednesday of the month. Support and discussion meeting at 7 p.m. For details contact 610-388-7333 or www.lymepa.org.

Women come together in love and unity for support and encouragement at Compassionate Love Ministries meeting on the last Saturday of the month at Oxford Senior Center, 12 Locust St., Oxford, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Jean Hardy at 610-932-3269.

Russellville Grange No. 91 holds meetings on the first and third Thursday of the month starting at 7:30 p.m. The grange is the country’s foremost family oriented rural/urban community service organization with a special interest in agricultural related issues. Call Doris at 717-786-7667 or Francis at 610-593-6622 for more information.

Al-Anon/Alateen meetings for families and friends of alcoholics are held daily throughout Chesty County. If someone you love has a drinking problem, Al-Anon/Alateen is a safe, confidential place for help. Call 610-696-4216 for more information.

Nami, a family support and education group for families and friends of people who have mental illness has meetings at the Kennett Friends Meetinghouse, Union and Sickle Street, Kennett Square every first Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 610-444-5993.

Programs at Jennersville Regional Hospital in Penn Township include adult bereavement support group meeting the second Tuesday of each month and a cancer support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the first Monday of each Month.

Recovery Inc. is a self-help group for those struggling with various psychological or emotional conditions. It meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Call 610-388-0143, and information will be sent to you on meeting places and dates.

Carspecken Scott Gallery at 1707 N. Lincoln St. in Wilmington has gallery hours from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop 24 meets every Monday night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square. It is open to boys between the ages of 11 and 17. For more information, call 610-444-9212.

Russellville Grange, located on Route 896 one block north of Route 10, invites the community to participate in their sixth annual coloring contest to celebrate June as Dairy Month. Contest entries will be available at the Avon Grove Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Parkesburg Public Library or from any Grange member. Entries must be submitted by Friday, June 14. Children will compete in the coloring contest in four age categories: ages 0-3, ages 4-6, ages 7-9, and ages 10-12. First Place Winners will be asked to attend the Russellville Grange’s annual Dairy Supper to receive their prizes. The Dairy Supper will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 at the Upper Oxford Township Park on Catamount Road. The Grange is a family fraternal organization that focuses on agriculture, rural communities, and public service. The Russellville Grange meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Russellville Grange Hall, Route 896 one block north of Route 10. Russellville Junior Grange, for children ages 5-14, meets the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Russellville Grange Hall. New members are welcome at any time. Completed entries should be mailed to Russellville Grange, care of Elizabeth Sharon, 1733 Flint Hill Rd., Landenberg, PA 19350. Questions? Call Elizabeth Sharon - 610-255-541.

Avon Grove Seniors meet on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the West Grove Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 139 W. Evergreen St., West Grove. Covered dish every third Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. The following activities are upcoming: May 29: Game Day; June 5: Legal Bingo; June 12: K-9 dog presentation; June 19: Covered dish; June 26: Quarterly lunch.

Hall rentals are available at the Kennett Square VFW on West Cypress Street. The hall is now smoke-free. Call 610-444-9960 for more information.

Healing Prayer Ministry located at the Avondale Presbyterian Church, 416 Pennsylvania Avenue, Avondale, Pa., has started and will be open for prayer the first Saturday of each month 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Anyone needing prayer at other times can call 610-268-1646 or 610-268-2919 for an appointment. We encourage the sick or anyone carrying a burden to come and receive healing prayer from trained technicians.

Jennersville Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle, an organization for those who are over 50, invites you to come play with someone your own age.

Senior Circle is a not-for-profit organization sponsored by Jennersville Regional Hospital that offers community members 50 and better national and hospital benefits as well as opportunities for group activities, discount programs, unique day trips, and travel opportunities for only $15 a year. For more information, call 610-869-1227.

Avondale Presbyterian Church: “Joined Together as a Lifeline Between Christ & Community”. 420 Pennsylvania Avenue (across from 5th Street), Avondale. Sunday Worship: 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m., with a blend of traditional and contemporary music. Sunday School for all ages - 9:45 a.m. Second Sundays - “Family Fun Time” - 9:45 a.m. Junior Church during the 11 a.m. service for grades K-4. Supervised nursery care is provided all morning. Youth Group meets in the APC Quarry at 6 p.m., includes dinner, prayer & devotion, games. Adult-led After-school Adventures, Wednesdays 4 to - 6 p.m. for first through sixth grades. Praise & Prayer Time, Tuesdays 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Phone: 610-268-2919. Web: www.avondalepc.org. Rev. Ray Meute, Jr., Pastor.

Each month, PRO-ACT (Pennsylvania Recovery Organization–Achieving Community Together) hosts a Family Addiction Education Program to help individuals and families recognize and address an addiction problem in a spouse, parent, child or other loved one. Facilitated by trained volunteers who have been in the same situation, this information and support program begins on the first Wednesday of each month and runs for three consecutive Wednesday evenings, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Government Services Building in West Chester. Sessions are free and confidential—first names only. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 800-221-6333, weekdays 9 a.m. through 5 p.m., or visit www.proact.org and click the Family Education Program link. Next session meets Feb. 6, 13 and 20 in West Chester

The Kennett Area Senior Center sponsors line dancing on Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. beginning March 3. The cost is $3/person. Instructor Mary Clendenin will be hosting this most enjoyable evening. The Kennett Area Senior Center is open Monday from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 610-444-4819 or visit www.kennettseniorcenter.org.

The Oxford Theatre Co. presents home school and musical theater classes for children 3 to 18 years old. The classes are Wednesday and Thursday. For a schedule, prices and more information call 610-467-3001 or cell 302-293-9066 or e-mail oxfordtheatrecompany@zoominternet.net.

The Master Gardener Program, which is offered through Penn State University, certifies volunteers to assist the Cooperative Extension Service by educating the public about gardening and related topics. For more information, call 610-696-3500, email chestermg@psu.edu or look for Chester County Master Gardeners on Facebook.

GrowCC business networking group holds regular meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. at the Twelves Grille and Café, 10 Exchange Place, West Grove. Guests are welcome. For more information, check www.growcc.com or call Jeffrey Lyons ad 610-869-5967.

The Kennett Square VFW No. 5467 has hall rentals available. Call 610-444-9960 for more information.

TOPS (Take off pounds sensibly) meets at the Oxford Senior Center every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The center is a 12 E. Locust St. in Oxford. Call 1-717-431-6946 or e-mail bslauch @zoominternet.net for more information.

“The regular meetings of the Martin Luther King Jr. CommUnity Advocates are held the first Thursday of every month at the Kennett Area Senior Center, 427 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square from 5:30 to 7 p.m.”

The Kennett Square VFW offers happy hour on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday night is Ladies’ Night. The VFW is at 704 W. State St. in Kennett Square. Call 610-444-9960 for more information.

The Wilmington Music School offers weekly concerts at low cost or free admission at 401 Washington St., Wilmington. For more information, call 302-762-1132.

The Kennett Area Senior Center offers free blood pressure screenings at the center on the second Thursday of each month at 427 S. Walnut St. in Kennett Square from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All seniors age 60 and up are invited.

The Kennett Area Senior Center at 427 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square has bingo every Friday evening. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. There are cash prizes and refreshments. No one under 18 is admitted.

The VFW Post 5467 on West Cypress Street in Kennett Square has country line dance lessons on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The Kennett Area Senior Center meals are provided by the Chester County Department of Aging Services Congregate Meal Program. They are free to individuals over 60, but individuals must contact the center at 610-444-4819 two days in advance to reserve the meal. A voluntary confidential contributions is appreciated and applied toward the cost of the meal.

The Chadds Ford Moms Club holds its monthly socials on the last Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. All mothers and children are welcome (babysitting available). The socials are held at the Brandywine Baptist Church on Route 1 next to the battlefield. For more information, call 610-388-2696.

The Assisted Seniors Program at the Kennett Area Senior Center provides a variety of services to improve the quality of life for frail and/or dependent adults. The program is offered Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. You select the days the family member attends. Call 610-444-4819 for more information.

The local chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America meets to discuss hearing loss issues on the second Tuesday of the month at CAD offices, 139 W. Market St., in West Chester. For more information, call 610-444-4454 or e-mail bpfeifer@verizon.net.

If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, that’s ours. Contact Alcoholics Anonymous at 215-786-7900 or 1-877-934-2522 for more information.

The Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania Inc. meets in the Kennett Square Friends Meetinghouse on North Union Street every third Wednesday of the month. Support and discussion meeting at 7 p.m. For details contact 610-388-7333 or www.lymepa.org.

Women come together in love and unity for support and encouragement at Compassionate Love Ministries meeting on the last Saturday of the month at Oxford Senior Center, 12 Locust St., Oxford, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Jean Hardy at 610-932-3269.

Russellville Grange No. 91 holds meetings on the first and third Thursday of the month starting at 7:30 p.m. The grange is the country’s foremost family oriented rural/urban community service organization with a special interest in agricultural related issues. Call Doris at 717-786-7667 or Francis at 610-593-6622 for more information.

Al-Anon/Alateen meetings for families and friends of alcoholics are held daily throughout Chesty County. If someone you love has a drinking problem, Al-Anon/Alateen is a safe, confidential place for help. Call 610-696-4216 for more information.

Nami, a family support and education group for families and friends of people who have mental illness has meetings at the Kennett Friends Meetinghouse, Union and Sickle Street, Kennett Square every first Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 610-444-5993.

Programs at Jennersville Regional Hospital in Penn Township include adult bereavement support group meeting the second Tuesday of each month and a cancer support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the first Monday of each Month.

Recovery Inc. is a self-help group for those struggling with various psychological or emotional conditions. It meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Call 610-388-0143, and information will be sent to you on meeting places and dates.

Carspecken Scott Gallery at 1707 N. Lincoln St. in Wilmington has gallery hours from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop 24 meets every Monday night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square. It is open to boys between the ages of 11 and 17. For more information, call 610-444-9212.